HyperDic: choke

English > 16 senses of the word choke:
VERBbodychokebreathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
contactchoke, gag, fretbe too tight
contactchoke, scragwring the neck of
bodychoke, strangleconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
bodychoke, gag, strangle, suffocatestruggle / struggle for breath
socialchokefail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
socialchokecheck or slow down the action or effect of
contactchoke, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foulbecome or cause to become obstructed
contactchoke, suffocate, stifle, asphyxiateimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
changechoke, suffocatebecome stultified, suppressed, or stifled
changechoke, suffocatesuppress the development, creativity, or imagination / imagination of
changechoke, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, croak, snuff itpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
changechoke, throttlereduce the air supply
bodychoke, gagcause to retch or choke
NOUNartifactchoke, choke coil, choking coila coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
artifactchokea valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
choke > pronunciation
Soundschow'k
Rhymesartichoke ... yolk: 36 rhymes with owk...
English > choke: 16 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current.
Synonymschoke coil, choking coil
Part ofcircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
Broadercoilreactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
Spanishobturador
Catalanestàrter
English > choke: 16 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine.
Part offuel systemequipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
Narrowerautomatic chokeA choke that automatically controls the flow of air to the carburetor
BroadervalveControl consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
Spanishahogador, estárter, starter
Catalanestàrter
Verbschokereduce the air supply
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningbreathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
Caused bychoke, strangleconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Spanishahogarse, asfixiar, estrangular, sofocarse
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular, ofegar-se, sufocar-se
Nounschokinga condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBe too tight; rub or press.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsgag, fret
Broadercompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular
Nounschokera high tight collar
chokernecklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningWring the neck of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The man choked his opponent"
Synonymscrag
Broadercompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular, torcer el pescuezo
Catalanasfixiar, escanyar, estrangular, ofegar, sufocar
Nounschokersomeone who kills by strangling
chokingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstrangle
Cause tochokebreathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
Broadercompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Spanishahogar, asfixiar, estrangular, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, escanyar, estrangular, ofegar, sufocar
Nounschokingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningstruggle / struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsgag, strangle, suffocate
Broadersuffer, hurtFeel pain or be in pain
Spanishahogar, asfixiar, estrangular, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, escanyar, estrangular, ofegar, sufocar
Nounschokinga condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 6, social
Meaningfail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
Broaderfail, neglectfail to do something
Nounschokeran unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation / agitation
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 7, social
Meaningcheck or slow down the action or effect of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She choked her anger"
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Spanishtragarse
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningBecome or cause to become obstructed.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsclog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foul
Narrowercrap upBecome obstructed or chocked up
gum upstick together as if with gum
silt up, siltBecome chocked with silt
stuff, lug, choke up, blockobstruct
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
OppositeunclogBecome or cause to become unobstructed
Spanishasfixiar, atascar, atorar, atrancar, congestionar, empantanar, obstruir
Catalanasfixiar, embussar-se, embussar, empantanar, empantanegar-se, encallar-se, encallar, enfangar, obstruir, tapar-se
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaningimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssuffocate, stifle, asphyxiate
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sufocar
Nounschokinga condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningBecome stultified, suppressed, or stifled.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsuffocate
Broaderbecome, turnUndergo a change or development
Similar tosuffocate, chokeSuppress the development, creativity, or imagination / imagination of
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 11, change
MeaningSuppress the development, creativity, or imagination / imagination of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsuffocate
Broaderstifle, dampensmother or suppress
Similar tosuffocate, chokeBecome stultified, suppressed, or stifled
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, croak, snuff it
Caused bykillCause to die
Entailed byleave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
NarrowerabortCease development, die, and be aborted
buy it, pip outBe killed / killed or die
drowndie from being submerged / submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating / asphyxiating
falldie, as in battle / battle or in a hunt / hunt
predeceasedie before
starve, famishdie of food deprivation
succumb, yieldBe fatally overwhelmed
suffocate, stifle, asphyxiateBe asphyxiated
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositebe bornCome into existence through birth
Similar todieSuffer or face the pain of death
fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Spanishacudir, asfixiarse, asfixiar, caducar, caer muerto, colgar los guayos, croar, dejar de existir, diñar, entregar el alma, espichar, estirar la pata, estrangular, exhalar el último suspiro, expirar, fallecer, fenecer, finar, irse al otro barrio, ir, morir, palmar, pasar a mejor vida, pasar, perder la vida, perecer, salir de este mundo, salir, sucumbir, vencer
Catalanacudir, asfixiar, caducar, dinyar-la, estrangular, expirar, finar, morir-se, morir, perir
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 13, change
MeaningReduce the air supply.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"choke a carburetor"
Synonymthrottle
Broaderenrichmake better or improve in quality
Catalanestrangular, ofegar-se, ofegar
Nounschokea valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
English > choke: 16 senses > verb 14, body
MeaningCause to retch or choke.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymgag
Broadersickenmake sick or ill
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular

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